Hotel Campanile PARIS 19-La Villette
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Leaving Tuesday evening, it just seemed that time was flying and I wasn't ready. That is, of course, I boarded the plane and prepared myself as best I could for a 14 hour flight.
I was flying with Etihad airways, an airline I had never used in the past and initially it didn’t stand out as bad or good, but I felt that the seats were …
-The five hour bus ride to Versailles from Bruges was not too unbearable as the bus driver had beer for sale, and we all watched the Shawshank Redemption and slept. Actually, I think we slept more on the bus during this whole study trip than we did in our own beds back in Maas.
-Versailles was truely a huge, extravagent …
... going to the top. More fabulous views and a rainbow awaited us. We walked down the stairs as the weather cleared. Gwen had told us tales of crepes filled with French fries. They were true and we stuffed ourselves before getting on a boat tour along the Seine. When we returned to the Eiffel Tower at the end of the tour, the sky was dark and the Tower was lit. The lights sparkled as the blinked on and off to signal the top of the hour. Although, I have seen the Tower in movies ...
Leaving Sainte-Chapelle, we walked along the River Seine to Pont Neuf where we boarded a tour boat to go up and down the river. The night darkness intensified the lights of the city and the Eiffel tower.
Night after night, we'd work late on this blog or work on preparing our 2013 taxes, which wasn't easy since most of our financial records were in storage somewhere ...
... we didn’t have mash potato or rice to mix it with. The favourite was the Turkish beef parcels and the flaky almond croissants picked up from other market stalls. Yum! What an awesome market and so busy – people everywhere.
Notre Dame was enormous – we joined the massive cathedral’s entry queue which moved quickly and in we went. The stain glass windows shine a kaleidoscope of colours down to the many pews ...
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